Today tutorial covers the general topic How to Use Software Patching to Improve Your Internet Security.
Sticky Password CTO Pavel Krcma was recently part of a panel of 15 security experts who shared their views on the importance of patching for online security with Heimdal Security, and we thought you would find it interesting. Here’s Pavel on the 5 commandments of software patching:
As an expert in cyber security, how do you prioritize patching in a multi-layered approach to data safety?
Start with the most important/frequent service you use. So, for example, if your common daily tool is Office, patch it as soon as a patch is available.
The point is to close the most probable hole first. Next on the list are operating system patches and browser patches – as browsers are becoming the most important part of any installation. Next are frequent “trouble-makers“, like Adobe Flash: the best patch for these is to uninstall them.
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